The National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (N.A.S.P.A.A.) is a membership organization of public administration, public policy, and public affairs programs that share ideals of public service and excellence in educational programs for public service. Accreditation of graduate programs is carried out by the N.A.S.P.A.A.’s Commission on Peer Review and Accreditation. The M.P.A. Program’s current accreditation renewal date is 2016.